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Review: Headlander (PS4)

Headlander (PS4)

Stellar

If a time traveller journeyed through time and told us that a 2D Metroidvania title would be one of the best games Double Fine ever released, we'd both scoff in disbelief and question why said time lord didn't tell us something more important, like who wins the US Election – or whether Paul Blart: Mall Cop 3 is ever made. See, on paper,...

News: PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Is Out on PS4 Now

PS2 Platformer Psychonauts Is Out on PS4 Now

Well, in North America

PlayStation 2 platformer Psychonauts is getting a sequel as well as a PlayStation VR spin-off, but you may be wondering what this series is all about. The original's a bit of a cult classic, launching to muted sales but real critical acclaim, and now it's getting another shot at success on the PlayStation 4, courtesy of...

PSX 2015: Adult Swim Is Bringing Six Weird and Wonderful Games to PS4

Adult Swim Is Bringing Six Weird and Wonderful Games to PS4

Rick and Mortified

Adult Swim Games is bringing a whole mess of new titles to the PlayStation 4, and as is to be expected, they're all wonderfully strange. The games announced during today's PlayStation Experience Keynote included Death's Gambit, Ray's the Dead, Rain World, Small Radios Big Television, and Double Fine's upcoming Metroidvania...

Review: Broken Age (PlayStation 4)

Broken Age (PlayStation 4)

If it ain't broke, don't fix it

Broken Age is the newest release from Double Fine, the developer founded by adventure game legend Tim Schafer. The release is noteworthy for having a massively successful Kickstarter campaign; with a goal of $400,000, the studio ended up raising almost $3.5 million. Of course, with huge money came big expectations,...

News: Costume Quest 2 Gets a Timely European Release Date

Costume Quest 2 Gets a Timely European Release Date

A trick and a treat

After spending, oh, just the eight months in SCEE quality assurance hell, Costume Quest 2 is finally ready for, er, Hallowe'en. The game's already available on the PlayStation 3 in Europe, but missed the Holiday of Horrors by some margin on the PlayStation 4. There's no word as to why the game was delayed – maybe it couldn't...

News: Grim Fandango Remastered's PS4 and Vita Trophies Pack a Platinum

Grim Fandango Remastered's PS4 and Vita Trophies Pack a Platinum

Manny mad

The inconsistency between digital Trophies goes on, as it's been confirmed that Grim Fandango Remastered will come with a Platinum gong. It looks like the majority of the trinkets will pertain to the plot and specific actions, but there is a nightmarish addition: "Play the whole game with tank controls." The game has, of course, been...

Review: Costume Quest 2 (PlayStation 4)

Costume Quest 2 (PlayStation 4)

Trick or treat?

Costume Quest 2 is the latest game from lauded developer Double Fine, and is actually the firm’s first full-blown sequel to boot. The title depicts the continuing adventures of twins Reynold and Wren, as they combat a time travelling delinquent dentist determined to destroy Hallowe’en and its teeth-decaying deeds. Much like the...

News: Costume Quest 2 Really Will Skip Hallowe'en on PS4, PS3 in Europe

Costume Quest 2 Really Will Skip Hallowe'en on PS4, PS3 in Europe

No fun allowed

Y’know, if we worked at Double Fine, we’d probably be spitting our pumpkin pie all over the office carpet right now. Costume Quest 2 was announced for the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 this week – complete with exclusive Sackboy content no less – but when it was mentioned that SCEE hadn’t finalised a release date yet, we...

News: Double Fine Treats PS4, PS3 to Exclusive Sackboy Content in Costume Quest 2

Double Fine Treats PS4, PS3 to Exclusive Sackboy Content in Costume Quest 2

Knock and fun

It may seem like we’re playing tricks with you, but we can guarantee that we’re not – Sackboy really is joining the Costume Quest 2 cast on the PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3. Due out ahead of Hallowe’en in North America next week, Double Fine’s hotly anticipated knock and run sequel will allow you to dress up as Media...

News: Psychonauts Launches on PSN Next Week

Psychonauts Launches on PSN Next Week

Naut but good news

Double Fine’s memorable PlayStation 2 adventure Psychonauts is coming to the North American PlayStation Store on 28th August, platform holder Sony has announced. The unhinged adventure will launch as a bog-standard PS2 Classic, so don’t expect any fancy visual upgrades or Trophy support. There’s no word on a price tag just...

News: Minecraft Creator Makes Psychonauts 2 Offer

Minecraft Creator Makes Psychonauts 2 Offer

Through Twitter, of course

Earlier today, Double Fine Studios founder Tim Schafer told Digital Spy that he'd tried and failed, on multiple occasions, to find a publisher willing to support a sequel to Psychonauts. Released on PlayStation 2 back in 2005 to critical acclaim, the developer acknowledged that there was plenty of appetite for a follow-up...

News: Double Fine Teasing 'Multiple' Announcements In New Press Invites

Double Fine Teasing 'Multiple' Announcements In New Press Invites

Invitations sent out to the US press have hinted at multiple game reveals from creative powerhouse Double Fine

The October 14th event teased "six incredible products to behold" as well as "multiple exciting announcements". Double Fine's been pretty quiet on PlayStation 3 since the release of Costume Quest and Stacking on the PlayStation Network. We'd love to see more of that..

News: DoubleFine Announces Stacking For The PlayStation Network, Looks Bonkers

DoubleFine Announces Stacking For The PlayStation Network, Looks Bonkers

DoubleFine's announced the second game in their publishing partnership with THQ

The PlayStation Network title, Stacking, is pitched as “third-person adventure puzzle game, set in a diorama open-world environment against a 1930’s era backdrop”. It's already sounding awesome, right? The game involves Russian stacking dolls — seriously. The...

News: Costume Quest Nets "Grubbins On Ice" DLC In Time For Christmas

Costume Quest Nets "Grubbins On Ice" DLC In Time For Christmas

Double Fine's delightfully seasonal RPG adventure, Costume Quest, is set to get a fresh slice of DLC next month

The downloadable add-on, titled "Grubbins On Ice", takes the imaginative youngsters from the game's main campaign into the Narnia-esque realm of Repugia. The DLC will bring with it a bunch of new costumes and patterns, alongside several enhancements for the main game. An..